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Leave it at 100MHz since it is independent. Do not change it or you risk data corruption.
You can go as far as 120MHz. Anything after tends to lead to data corruption on the SATA bus.
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You can go as far as 120MHz. Anything after tends to lead to data corruption on the SATA bus.
Yeah- but why would you? I thought there was like ~ 1% performance gain lol.
    
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Yeah- but why would you? I thought there was like ~ 1% performance gain lol.
Same with changing the command rate on your memory. It is a minimal gain in performance, but every little bit helps right?

I have noticed a minimal difference while raising my PCI-E bus, not the low 1% you stated, but more like 3-4% in regards to FPS.
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I fried my 1st Asus P5N32-E SLI by ocing the PCI-E bus with my 8800GTS in there, Talk about scared i thought i fried my card. But it was just the PCI-E slot. Dam linkboost.
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Same with changing the command rate on your memory. It is a minimal gain in performance, but every little bit helps right?

I have noticed a minimal difference while raising my PCI-E bus, not the low 1% you stated, but more like 3-4% in regards to FPS.
3-4% FPS... 4% @ 60FPS would be 2.4 frames. I am all set with that! lol.
1% was just a guess, as I have had very little knowledge on the subject.
I am all set with increased risk for 2 frames.
    
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It's not so much about increasing vid performance but alevialting instability with higher OCs. It took 110 to get the high end OCing stable from the 939 165 in the SLI-DR for me.
    
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